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3.18 Average Undergraduate Student Tuition, Domestic

The cost of undergraduate tuition has grown markedly over the past 25 years, from an average of $1,706 in 1991-1992 to $6,571, an increase of over 285%. Tuition costs grew the fastest in Ontario (+365% in 2017-2018) and the slowest in Newfoundland (+82%). At $8.454, Ontario also has the highest average tuition in the country. The average cost of undergraduate tuition in Newfoundland ($2,814 in 2017-2018) remains the lowest in the country. Average Canadian year over year increases in tuition costs between 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 were 3.1% for Canadian undergraduates.

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Updated November 20, 2017 / Actualisé le 20 novembre 2017